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  • R Garcia
    R Garcia

    The busy ground finallly fix because nitrogen namely pine but a frantic iran. easy, resonant clave

  • Mauricio Castro
    Mauricio Castro

    Does anyone else think his intro is too loud? Btw good video

  • john cole
    john cole

    1000 bucks? Lol

  • john cole
    john cole

    Or buy a steam pal instead

    • Brandon King
      Brandon King

      SteamPal isn't out yet. I backed the OXP. I figure i can just sell it next year and buy whatever is new.

  • Herushii

    I could buy a pc with a rtx 3070 for that price maybe even cheaper

    • Brandon King
      Brandon King

      This is actually the price of many laptops with the exact same specs. My ASUS laptop with an RTX 2060 i got in January cost me $1500. But being smaller than a laptop is what a handheld is meant for. I backed the OXP because my Switch gets more play time than my laptop because its more convenient, but I'm a PC gamer at heart.

  • vincie0007

    Obviously this guy doesnt play consoles games or he thinks he can get a good experience from emulation

  • Dregs Pomise
    Dregs Pomise

    Guys...he dropped something

  • Levi Grenier
    Levi Grenier

    i think you forgot how broke the vast majority of people in the US are. no matter hard you work.

  • Tᗴᗩᖇ ᖴᑌᒪ231ᑭᒪᑌTO
    Tᗴᗩᖇ ᖴᑌᒪ231ᑭᒪᑌTO

    Him: plays apex legends Me, a big fan of apex: 😂

  • Greasy Chonies Gaming
    Greasy Chonies Gaming

    This channel is so cringy now

  • Bipolar Spock
    Bipolar Spock

    Everyone that has tried to challenge Nintendo in this hand held market, lost horribly. Sony learned that repeatedly.

    • Brandon King
      Brandon King

      Comparing this to a Switch isn't actually accurate. In terms of raw power and freedom it blows the Switch out of the water. You can play Cyberpunk 2077 on low at 30fps on this, what can you run Cyberpunk at on the Switch? Oh, thats right. Its not strong enough. Its hardware would explode if the game loaded. Even Witcher 3 overheats my Switch.

  • Shop Express
    Shop Express

    Here you will find exclusive offers

  • Vj Hawj
    Vj Hawj

    Linus plays PERSONA 5?!

  • Igor Muzyka
    Igor Muzyka

    Just wait five years and get same experience on iPad

  • Aryaman Kale
    Aryaman Kale

    do you like beard Linus or clean Linus?

  • Human Disease
    Human Disease

    Can it run FFXIV?

    • Sastran0

      I have the GPD Win 3 (same spec) and it doesn't run FFXIV very well.

  • Dominos

    As cool as this device is, it seems kind of gimmicky. Too large for easy pocket portability, a smaller screen and with less performance than a similarly priced gaming laptop. Modern smartphones can run emulators no problem and are much more portable. I just don't see this thing taking off.

  • Storm K-1
    Storm K-1

    That shit is expensive lolol...

    • Brandon King
      Brandon King

      This is about the same price as laptops with the same exact specs

    • Brandon King
      Brandon King

      Not really. Intel sells the 1165 CPU for $426. So just the processor alone is more expensive than people seem to think the entire device should be. Add in the 16GB RAM and the 1TB SSD, and you're already at about $700 in production costs just for those 3 parts alone.

  • superXvisor

    Why do they keep making the controls with such terrible hand placement. Especially the right hand. It needs more mass for the palm.

  • BRG

    Why would I? It does not have Zelda and Mario.

    • Brandon King
      Brandon King

      Its got Oblivion and Fallout 3/New Vegas. And they are moddable. I can't wait to play Fallout Tale of Two Wastelands on a handheld. Thats Fallout 3 ported into Fallout New Vegas

  • Captain Ali
    Captain Ali

    FYI: Normal human pockets are not this size

  • Achbah Musta
    Achbah Musta

    Bring your 5 ill bring mine 👊🏻

  • Bakaridge

    "I'm a 'sness' kid." you just called it "sness"; are you really? :S

  • Vivid

    After a full gaming session with this thing it's equivalent to 1 hour of light weights.. 1 Year later you'll have Carpal Tunnel.

  • Nooby


  • Hasna Tha?
    Hasna Tha?


  • HitmanSparky

    the whole switching between mouse mode and gamepad mode in game is a steam issue, it's not the devices fault

  • WJCTechyman

    Laptop and desktop processors in handheld PCs like this seems a little excessive when you can buy ARM based units that are more efficient and makes the device reasonably sized like Nintendo's handhelds, iPads, iPhones, etc. I mean, compared to this thing, a literal GameGear cannot possibly compete with the Switch (GameBoy Pocket) Granted, like the older systems mentioned, the specifications of the handheld PC surpass that of the Switch, but by how much? Then there's the problem as with any gaming PC, how much time is wasted getting the game up and running compared to most consoles?

  • Alex Rider
    Alex Rider

    Don't buy the switch but buy a glorified windows table

  • Aj Rodriguez
    Aj Rodriguez

    I’m good dog.

  • AlexLun

    welcome to the world of portable handhelds that are not really portable since you'll be plugged to a wall anyway

  • Jk Jko
    Jk Jko

    Them some deep pockets you got there friend

  • migeru shizukoro
    migeru shizukoro

    think the nintendo will release the pro if it is "LEAK" it would be a big surprise for us but....... its leak

  • UFO ForMdAd
    UFO ForMdAd

    1000+ $, you must be kidding.

    • Brandon King
      Brandon King

      Intel sells the 1165 CPU for $426, and between that, the RAM and the SSD you're already sitting on $700 in production costs. So what do you think the price should be? Also you can find many laptops with the exact same specs for this same ballpark in price. But this is a handheld so has an advantage over a laptop. Granted a dedicated gaming laptop is better, but likewise is even more expensive

  • HQisDue

    gf : i bet hes cheating linus 0:46

  • Kuwwo

    Linus' pockets run deep

  • Haruhi Suzumiya
    Haruhi Suzumiya

    The aya neo only killed itself with it's price tag. I'll buy the switch pro though

  • Aaron Dee
    Aaron Dee

    If you got the switch emu this is the perfect machine

  • Nauzhror

    That thing costs almost as much as I paid for a laptop with a 2070 super a little over a year ago..... Also my 10875H laughs at the notion of that quadcore cpu being the fastest cpu around. Doesn't even require a desktop to utterly murder it. Not to mention that 5900HX or 11980HK would murder my cpu.

    • Nauzhror

      @Brandon King That's the thing though, it didn't say "fastest ULV CPU" or anything like that. It was marketed as the fastest cpu. Which is ludicrous.

    • Brandon King
      Brandon King

      The h series is larger than the u. It has to use the smallest CPU available because of the battery. So in its class its true. At least for now.

  • Booshcoco 2007XD
    Booshcoco 2007XD

    Wow! Windows wii u gamepad!

  • Booshcoco 2007XD
    Booshcoco 2007XD

    I can fit a MacBook air in my pocket… i think that is pocketable…

  • -SME- IckkyNickky
    -SME- IckkyNickky

    Fuck that shit.

  • Arquiteto Felipe
    Arquiteto Felipe

    almost a ultrabook

  • Megax

    I prefere to charging port on top, specially if the machine can be left on a table while playing. I have that probllem with the Nintendo Switch. Unless you have it on the dock and to a screen, you cant leave it standing and play while it charges


    Make..$1000 pc build plz

  • Jack Li
    Jack Li

    integrated graphics...

  • ziljin

    I'd rather play PC games on my PC

  • Robbie Adams
    Robbie Adams

    The price is the killer however.... In Canada that's $2000... In Aussie land... It's a million lol

  • Backdoor Reviews
    Backdoor Reviews

    2000$ bruh wtf

  • Jay- R
    Jay- R

    Thats literally a pc

  • solllem


  • The dude Bryan
    The dude Bryan

    So imma buy some cargo shorts with big ass pockets just so that this device can blow up in my pocket lmaoo. Shits gonna blow my leg clean off. Imma just wait for the Nintendo switch pro.

  • commsky

    but I can't play zelda on that

  • Cory Anderson
    Cory Anderson

    How much bro 😎

  • Cory Anderson
    Cory Anderson


  • Sultan Mehmood Ghaznavi
    Sultan Mehmood Ghaznavi

    they should make something like Sony Xperia Z4 tablet with just same buttons and 20,000 mAh battery at least.

  • Sultan Mehmood Ghaznavi
    Sultan Mehmood Ghaznavi

    in start of the video.....the way he throw things, which no one would do...😐

  • Expression

    This will be a lot more compelling if they put one of those next gen Ryzen APUs in it.

  • kildaver

    No, thanks. I'll wait for something I can afford that will let me play Nintendo games *legitimately.*

  • Julian Mendoza
    Julian Mendoza

    I'm surprised at the amount of "that's what she said" moments in this video

  • Krishna Trivedi
    Krishna Trivedi

    there should be a version without the speakers with bigger, better internals.

  • HEIARII RegitKrahsII
    HEIARII RegitKrahsII

    can Games like wow or guild wars2 run in this tablet?

  • poluefemus

    me who only has nintendo ds and the graphics kinda suck

    • Angel Villegas
      Angel Villegas

      No shit it's a decade old

  • Jose Antonio
    Jose Antonio

    God bless everyone

  • Yoruto Netsujou
    Yoruto Netsujou

    The great news is we already have switch emulator


    No thanks

  • Kayl93

    Interesting but I'm going to bet this ain't cheap. Would be cool to play all your steam games if it is affordable. Also, I didn't even know companies where making handheld gaming pcs.

    • Kayl93

      @Brandon King I know what you mean! Perhaps this is the future for gaming laptops 🤷‍♂️

    • Brandon King
      Brandon King

      Like just that list of games right there makes me willing to pay for this lol

  • Birdmaster11


  • Amani Stunnenberg
    Amani Stunnenberg

    Would've gone with the, "wanna know what else is pocketable... The sponsor for today's video!! "

  • daedalus

    Sure, but I can’t play Nintendo games on it *legally*

  • martin krol
    martin krol

    Yeh looks good.. It's no gameboy advance tho

  • H.S Gamer
    H.S Gamer

    There ain't mario on this discount nintendo switch

    • Brandon King
      Brandon King

      When the Switch can run Resident Evil 3 Remake come talk to me

    • Brandon King
      Brandon King

      Discount Nintendo Switch? This can run circles over the Switch's ancient hardware. And you can run Mario, perfectly with the Dolphin emulator, and fairly well with the Yuzu Switch emulator, though thats subject to change as Yuzu develops further. This can literally emulate the PS3 well. Also i wonder how well the Switch can run Halo MCC or the Mass Effect Legendary Edition. This can run those well

  • MZH Amr
    MZH Amr

    5:00 this thing is much better than my pc

  • Alex


  • Wayne Templar
    Wayne Templar

    I buy games consoles based on the game franchises I love playing and since these are Metroid, Zelda, Pokémon, Smash Bros I think I'll be waiting for the Switch Pro

  • Space Bender
    Space Bender

    I think the controller problem is a rocket league thing. I cant even use my dualshock 4 without it being plugged in wired. -_- very buggy after switching to epic games launcher

  • Karim

    waiting for 16gb ram tablets

  • Stuart Bernholc
    Stuart Bernholc

    How is he running persona 5 on PC?

  • Gage

    1:02 it triggers me how the cursor moved

  • Classic GMR
    Classic GMR

    Some right angle or 180 degree USB C adapters would help out with the top ports and the pressure put on them being on the top. Awesome unit!

  • Fantasarium

    i dont know what to get that will not be too much or too little

  • Fantasarium

    i record minecraft with a shader on obs and to get me 60fps i need to record in 30fps and if i try to record in 60fps in game frops down to 30fps

  • Fantasarium

    hey can you give me some tips on buying a PC

  • OSP Media Group
    OSP Media Group

    I just want to play hoi4 on that baby

  • MJPlays11

    question what is the fps when playing fortnite

  • Nyra Scarlet
    Nyra Scarlet

    is that a onexplayer in your pocket or are you just happy to see me? ;)

  • TrynnaHitTenMill

    Rocket League does that with controllers. But Brawlhalla lets you disconnect and reconnect your controller whenever you want.

  • VanishingBlaze

    not a big fan of how these cost more than an actual gaming pc

  • アイスコーンスポンジマン

    10:10 out of context

  • David Wales
    David Wales

    I'd be so into this if I still caught the train. But hah, that ain't happening

  • Eduardo Villarreal
    Eduardo Villarreal

    Con la ranura de micro SD se puede expandir por lo menos a 1 tera?



  • BigOleTodd

    Have fun paying $1000 to play all your AAA games at 30fps in 720p. Get a 1660ti laptop for $700 and play AAA games at 60fps in 1080p.

  • Katie Berry
    Katie Berry

    You know what would be really nice? Having a link somewhere above where you could check out the OTHER two portable game PCs Linus was showing, or at least a LINK to one of your own videos that Linus presumably did of reviewing them. Is that asking too much? I don't think so. And I'm not being a Karen, honest! :-)

  • EL_DucheBagger

    Poketable ... with a pair of janko jeans

  • Justin Coleman
    Justin Coleman

    So he talked about this new device, but ive never heard about the other 2. Can someone please inform me of the others please? The only thing close to the switch that I remember is the old school PSP.

  • BOT Larry
    BOT Larry

    I got the Monty python reference does that make me old yet?

  • King Dawnit
    King Dawnit

    I hope the SteamPal will be everything that I want it to be.... the switch is the king of hand held games right now and I don't think the switch pro will be different.